How to get Android P features like Quick Reply, Volume Slider, Markup tool and White Theme on Oreo, Nougat, Marshmallow, Lollipop OS

Android P OS

The only reason we’re all so excited to receive the latest version of Android is that of all the new features it brings. Google sent the Android fanbase into a whirlwind by releasing Android 9.0 P Developer preview this month, and users can’t get enough of what it has to offer already.

Not only will be the next major version of Android be fairly exclusive to the Pixel devices for the first few months, but it may not even make it to most of the Android devices. It only seems fair that you get to enjoy premium features like the Markup tool for doodling and the Quick Reply feature introduced with Android Oreo.

Related: Will my device get Android P?

How to get Google Markup tool from Android P

We’ve already highlighted how you can port the Google Markup tool recently released with Android P to any Android device:

Download Google Markup app from Android P [Port]

Related: 6 reasons to not install Android P

How to get Quick Reply on any Android device

With the release of Android 8.0 Oreo, Google has moved towards offering more productivity with the way you use apps. A large part of this comes with the ability to reply to messages from any app directly from the notification shade. The Quick Reply feature is so useful that it’s a crime to not have it on older Android devices, which is why we love the Material Notification Shade app.

Only compatible with devices below Android 7.1.1 Nougat, the app brings the refreshing design and feature change from Oreo to your outdated device. Not only does the Material Notification Shade app bring the ability to send out quick replies directly from the notification window, but also offers intuitive controls for apps such as music players right from it.

Download Material Notification Shade

How to get Android P theme on any device

With the release of Android Oreo, Google is moving its material design theme style to lighter tones, and it continues to do so with the Android 9.0 P. Offering a clean and sleek user interface at all ends, you can get the same right now with a Substratum theme that redefines minimalism.

Flux White is a premium Substratum theme that is worth every penny it costs, owing to the milky white color theme and subtle hints of material design all the way through. The multi-colored accents pop out on the white canvas, with rounded notifications, enhanced design for the stock apps and a bundle of customization for elements like the volume sliders, boot animation, and even the keyboard.

Download Flux White – Substratum Theme

How to get Android P Volume Slider

Yep, you can even get the one fo the coolest features from Android P, the new portrait Volume slider. No kidding! Take a look at the screenshots below.

Android P volume slider

Installing the Volume Slider from Android P is easy, too. you just have to download, install and setup an app. You can get the app for free from the link below, and if you like it, can purchase the donate version from the Play Store.

Android P Volume Slider – P Volume Control (Free)


What do you think about Android P?

Are you running wild with these tweaks to make your older Android device look and feel a whole lot newer? Do let us know in the comments section right down below.

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Husain

Sharing a love-hate relationship with Biotechnology in college, Husain moved on to his true calling of being a tech geek through and through. While briefly being persuaded by the iPhone, he made it back to the Android camp with the OnePlus One and has been a loyal comrade since.

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